It’s been a few months since I’ve done a 12 of 12! This time I marked it in big letters on my calendar so I wouldn’t forget. And this time the 12th of October happened to fall on our Thanksgiving weekend – it is today, the Monday, that is actually Thanksgiving, but our family has tended to have the big dinner on the Sunday night. Makes Monday easier to schedule in some sitting around. Anyhow, here are the 12 photos, a day in the life:
So, I got up, ate my cereal, checked my internets, and thought while i was waiting between food and getting out for my run, I might as well wind up those 2 skeins of Lorna’s Laces sock yarn that are waiting to go on the needles next. I then entered into a half-hour struggle with the 1st skein, after discovering that the end I had attached to the ball-winder was completely and irrevocably twisted around the rest of the skein in multiple annoying ways. The 2nd skein, of course, was fine and took 3 minutes to wind.
My second Forest Canopy shawl is still blocking, but will soon be ready to un-pin.
With that, I am out for a long Sunday run!
My feet would like to report that they ran 15K in the morning and have filed a request for a home foot spa. They took me over to P’s to borrow a springform pan.
On the way I stopped to admire the fall colours which have started to come in, and for some trees, have also started to fall quite literally.
While at P’s I said hello to the kitties also. They continue to be terribly cute.
Baking now, with Giada, this time an appetizer roasted red pepper cheesecake. Only hitch was needing to rig up a smaller portion of the springform pan to bake it in, which worked out thanks to a lot of tinfoil and some rice and pie weights.
After some baking, kitchen work, and sitting and knitting, people start to arrive. Martha lets me use her as practice for taking pictures of myself. (Not seen here: the first 7 attempts).
Setting the dinner table.
7:30pm (Or sometime around there-ish)
Sitting down at the table and enjoying the feast. Or at least, the second stage of the feast. The first stage was delicious and cheesy and was very nice on crackers.
Empty wine bottles, almost-empty plate of Pumpkin Cupcakes. Mmmm.
Man was I ready to fall into bed – good food, good chatter, and also that big long run in the morning all made for a very sleepy Glenna. I managed the first two chapters of Jasper Fforde (I can read the 1st book now that i’ve finished Jane Eyre!), and then was out like a light until the morning.
Happy Thanksgiving if you’re in Canada, and happy Monday if you’re not! May your knitting be close by.